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on my computer i can use a switch ( /l ) on a microsoft patch executable to list all the host fixes currently installed on my computer in a dialog box on the screen.

Is there anyway, using a batch file, to return the results into a text file, as opposed to on the screen in a dialog box ?
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by:JammyPak
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try adding this to the end of the command

> c:\filelist.txt
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by:gisvpn
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sorry no :( it seems to ignore it.... doesn't even create the file.
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or is there any way in which to list all the hot fixes in a text file ?
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or is there any way in which to list all the hot fixes in a text file ?
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kristinaw earned 2000 total points
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Check this out, I'm pretty sure it lists all the ones currently installed as well as all the ones you currently need. Look for the -history flag in the documentation.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;303215

hth,
kris.
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